HR must push its way into the boardroom

By David Brown
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 06/25/2002

Almost everyone in HR wants to be strategic. But to do that, other people have to want you to be strategic. And that’s the problem.

HR departments continue to be frustrated by old-guard senior executives who undervalue the potential contributions of good human resources management and shut them out of strategic planning.

About four out of five CEOs haven’t realized how much HR can contribute to business success, says David Bratton, HR consultant and author.